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The High Window: Review

This post was taken from my Goodreads review:

Mystery novels, especially ones in a series, occasionally get a few too many twists in them and get knotted up, usually for one of a few reasons. 466 altre parole

Elegant Extracts

The Borges Test

In his introduction to The Garden of Forking Paths, Jorge Luis Borges, who was arguably the greatest writer of speculative fiction of the twentieth century, offers a useful piece of advice: 1.168 altre parole

Books

Trouble Is My Business by Raymond Chandler

Sometimes you just need to get back to basics. Broads, bourbon, gats and gams. And so, in quick need of a good read to keep the roll going, I jumped into this series of short stories with Chandler’s favorite private eye, Phillip Marlowe. 286 altre parole

Book Blogs

An Interview With Simon Maltman

An Interview with Simon Maltman

Following on from his recent release of short-story compilation More Faces, Irish writer Simon Maltman, author of 2016’s A Chaser on the Rocks… 1.780 altre parole

Noir

Quote of the Day

The truth of art keeps science from becoming inhuman, and the truth of science keeps art from becoming ridiculous.

—Raymond Chandler

Science

The Blue Dahlia (1946)

Soldiers returning home from war is a recurring theme in films such as The Best Years of Our Lives and Act of Violence and given the circumstances it makes sense. 510 altre parole

Review

Book Review: The Little Sister (Raymond Chandler)

The Little Sister

Raymond Chandler

1949

“Who am I cutting my throat for this time? A blonde with sexy eyes and too many door keys? A girl from Manhattan, Kansas? 1.593 altre parole

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